Events

Each year the Museum runs a programme of special events in the beautiful surroundings of Broadheath. The programme brings together talks, recitals and entertainment for music lovers as well as for visitors who just want to find out a little more about the life and times in which Elgar lived.

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Tickets for our events can be booked online securely and quickly through the Elgar Birthplace Museum shop.

Sat 18 October - Sun 2 November

11:00-4:30pm

Autumn Music Makers

Make music and art from Elgar's beautiful garden and discover the sounds all around on our Scavenger Hunt.

Free with Museum admission

Thur 30 October

11:00am-4:30pm

Autumn Soundscape Workshops

A day of amazing Soundscape Workshops with professional musicians. Create and record soundtracks using instruments and items from nature.

Workshops: 11.30am & 2.30pm. Booking advised. Plus bite-sized drop in sessions will be running throughout the day.

Free with Museum admission

Sun 2 November

12:00-4:00pm

Bonfires, Fireworks and Fawkes: A Seasonal Craft Workshop

Join us for a drop-in afternoon of Bonfire Night themed crafts. Create your own Guy Fawkes or Elgar figure out of recycled materials, make a firework decoration and try your hand at creating a bonfire picture to take home.

Free with Museum admission

Tue 11 November

10:30am

The 2014 Donald Hunt Lecture Series ~ Elgar and the Great War: A Composer's Road to Silence

A talk on the life and works of Elgar during the years of the First World War, given by the musician Simon Baggs. The presentation will include musical illustrations taken from works written by Elgar during the period of the conflict, as well as live performances.

Tickets £6.00 per talk or £42.00 for the series. Refreshments included.

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Tue 9 December

10:30am

The 2014 Donald Hunt Lecture Series ~ Sir Edward Elgar's Jokes and Japes

Dr John Harcup OBE, Chairman of the West Midlands branch of the Elgar Society, reveals the humorous side of Elgar in this fascinating talk that draws our 2014 series to a close. Laughter guaranteed.

Tickets £6.00 per talk or £42.00 for the series. Refreshments included.

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Sat 20 December

11:00am-4:30pm

A Musical Christmas

Discover Magic Lanterns, create your own, and see a wonderful lantern show. Plus traditional Christmas crafts!

Free with Museum admission

 

 

 

 

 For information about events organised by Elgar's Fun(d) Raisers, in aid of The Elgar Birthplace Appeal, please see our Fun(d) Raisers web pages.